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We need to change the narrative on inequality

Earlier this year, Oxfam research found that the five richest families in the UK are wealthier than the poorest 20 per cent of the population combined. That means that just a handful of families hold more wealth than 12.5 million...

Riding the New Wave

This year, spurred on by social media and the effects of the recession, a new wave of feminism is continuing to gather strength at an impressive pace. Over 200,000 signatures have now gathered on the No More Page 3 petition...

The economic imperative

As the general election creeps into view, focusing Labour minds on how to draw together a wide-ranging policy review into a realistic programme for government, there is a growing debate on the merits of ‘predistribution’ in tackling inequality. Is it...

Miliband and the middle

This morning Ed Miliband set out to welcome Daily Telegraph readers into the ranks of the ‘squeezed middle’. Until now the focus of Labour’s ‘cost of living crisis’ has been on people with low-ish incomes. But from now on, when...

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